The 18-credit Minor in History is composed of six required courses.

Course List - Undergraduate Minor in History

Required Courses (18 credits) — at least 6 credits must be at the 400 level)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
American Civilization to 1877 HIST 20 A historical survey of the American experience from its colonial beginnings through the Civil War and Reconstruction. 3 credits
American Civilization Since 1877 HIST 21 A historical survey of the American experience from the emergence of urban-industrial society in the late nineteenth century to the present. 3 credits
Europe Since 1848 HIST 120 Political, social, and ideological developments; origin and impact of two World Wars; totalitarianism and democracy; changing role in the world. 3 credits
The World at War: 1939-1945 HIST 144 In-depth study of the origins and conduct of World War II. Political and economic aspects as well as military. 3 credits
Recent American History HIST 447 Contemporary economic, social, and political aspects of the United States and its role as a world power since 1945. 3 credits
History of Work in America LER/HIST 458 A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877. 3 credits

 

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